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CONCORD, N.H.— A New Hampshire grand jury has indicted a former Fortune 500 executive on second-degree murder charges in a crash that killed a Vermont couple in December. Fifty-three-year-old Robert Dellinger told investigators he was trying to kill himself when he steered his pick-up truck across an Interstate 89 median in Lebanon.
MONTPELIER, Vt.— It won't be known for several months how many people who looked at buying health insurance through Vermont Health Connect determined it was too expensive and decided to go without, Vermont officials said Monday.
COLCHESTER, Vt.— A bunch of kids in a minivan are solving twin challenges in northern Vermont: refugees struggling to find the food of their homelands and farmers looking to offload unwanted livestock.
LINCOLN, Neb.— Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate inched up a tenth of a point to hit 3.7 percent in March, but the state's jobless rate remains one of the lowest in the nation, according to a state report released Friday. The 3.7 percent rate in March is two-tenths of a point under the 3.9 percent the state posted in March 2013, the state Department of Labor said.
Peter Shumlin says the latest unemployment statistics show Vermont now has the second lowest unemployment rate in the country. The governor's office cites national statistics that show only North Dakota has a lower unemployment rate than Vermont.
NEW YORK, April 17- Steve Farris runs a $33 billion Texas oil and gas company and turns, for advice, to a bearded Vermont environmentalist. These draw representatives from mainstream investment firms like T. Rowe Price, Gabelli& Co and Morgan Stanley& Co..
As part of the deal announced by the Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency, the North Carolina- based home improvement retailer also pledged to adopt a compliance program for dealing with lead paint during the renovation programs offered through its more than 1,700 stores.
Unlike bills passed last year in Maine and Connecticut, which require other states to pass GMO labeling laws before they can be enacted, Vermont's contains no such trigger clause.
MONTPELIER, Vt.— A Vermont couple whose Northeast Kingdom farm became a focal point in the fight against construction of a 21- turbine industrial wind project on Lowell Mountain said Monday that they were selling their 540- acre farm to Green Mountain Power for $1.3 million.
MONTPELIER, Vt.— Money from Vermont's statewide energy efficiency program could be used to install electric heat pumps— and insulation in the houses where they are going— under legislation endorsed Friday by the Vermont Senate.
WASHINGTON, April 9- Executives from Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc are expected to defend their plan to merge as they go before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, the first hearing since the $45.2- billion deal was announced in February.
WASHINGTON, April 9- President Barack Obama this week celebrates the civil rights advances of 50 years ago which laid the groundwork for him to become the first black president, but his own record in making life better for the African-American community that catalyzed his election is mixed.
*Ukraine tensions continue, Merkel warns Russia. NEW YORK, March 13- U.S. stocks dropped on Thursday on rising tension in Ukraine, which helped erase earlier gains spurred by better-than-expected data on retail sales and the labor market.
WASHINGTON, March 7- The price for power plants to emit 1 ton of carbon dioxide in nine northeastern U.S. states cleared at a record $4 per short ton at the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative's 23rd permit auction, the market's administrator said Friday.
*Target and Lowe's rally after results. Shares of retailers Target Corp and Lowe's Cos Inc rose, giving the S&P 500 its biggest boosts.
WASHINGTON, Feb 25- An expansion of healthcare and education programs for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan cleared its first procedural hurdle on Tuesday, as Democrats in the U.S. Senate attempted to win passage of the legislation this week.
WASHINGTON, Feb 11- Data thefts at U.S. retailers have rekindled enthusiasm in Congress for a single federal law on how customers should be notified about such breaches, but those efforts face the same roadblock as in the past: dozens of overlapping state laws already in place.
Feb 5- Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc, maker of the popular Keurig single-cup coffee brewer, said on Wednesday that the Coca-Cola Co bought a 10 percent stake in it for $1.25 billion and would help launch Green Mountain's new cold drink machine planned for next year.
The nine states- Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont- last month approved a change to the program from 2014 that would cap emissions at 91 million tons, a 45 percent reduction from the original cap, to encourage more trading.
*MSCI world index slightly higher after mixed U.S. data. Relative calm in the markets of vulnerable emerging nations Turkey, South Africa and Russia helped to offset some of the recent jitters.